Despite the best efforts of ancient and modern religious radicals, dictators and the fearful, science always wins out.

That was the case 400 years ago when the Catholic Church used the Roman Inquisition to try and silence Galileo Galilei. The Church infamously tried to gag Galileo for his insistence on what Church officials considered a heretical heliocentric solar system.

Galileo championed reality.

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